|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of Archaeological Sciences|
|Place of Publication||Hoboken, NJ|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Accepted/In press - 17 Jul 2017|
This entry outlines the concept of interpretation in archaeology. It does so by surveying a variety of approaches to the problem of interpretation taken by archaeologists, including those representative of culture historical approaches, processual approaches and the collection of approaches associated with post-processual or interpretive archaeology. The entry ends by outlining where the concept of interpretation is in contemporary archaeological theory.
- new archaeology
- culture history